Ian Eagle enters his eighth year as play-by-play announcer for Westwood One’s Thursday Night NFL Football coverage. During that span, Eagle has also called the action for Westwood One’s coverage of the SEC Basketball Championship and the Regional Semi-Finals and Finals of the NCAA Tournament.
Eagle is primarily known for his work with CBS Sports, where he has called NFL games, NCAA basketball games and U.S. Open tennis. He also serves as an announcer for the Tennis Channel’s coverage of the French Open.
Eagle has also served as the play-by-play announcer for New Jersey Nets television broadcasts since 1995, moving with the NBA franchise to Brooklyn prior to the 2012-13 season. He was the play-by-play radio voice for the New York Jets in 1997 and hosted Jets pre- and post-game shows on WFAN from 1993 to 1996. Eagle was awarded the Bob Costas Award for Outstanding Sportscasting while attending Syracuse University.
Ian Eagle's Posts
NEW YORK – In a tightly contested affair that featured 14 lead changes and 10 ties, No. 7-seed South Carolina took down fourth-seeded Florida 77-70 on Sunday afternoon in the East Regional Final of the NCAA Tournament. The… Read More »
NEW YORK, NY – Mike White’s Gators are very familiar with South Carolina, seeing as how they’re conference foes. Coach White is pretty happy about that, actually, as it means there isn’t too much to teach with a very short turnaround. He’s focused on the simple details like rest and… Read More »
NEW YORK, NY – In a matchup that sounds more like a Saturday in the fall than a game in the Elite 8, Florida and South Carolina have managed to upset their way to the East Regional final where they’ll battle it out for a spot in the Final Four.… Read More »
NEW YORK, NY – Chris Chiozza’s running three-pointer as the buzzer sounded gave Florida an 84-83 overtime victory over Wisconsin on Friday night in a March Madness classic. KeVaughn Allen led the Gators with 35 points, but it will be Chiozza’s shot that lives forever in tournament history. Ian Eagle… Read More »
NEW YORK – Sindarius Thornwell used four 3-pointers and 24 points to help No. 7-seed South Carolina coast past No. 3-seed Baylor, 70-50, in regional semifinal action from Madison Square Garden on Friday. The Gamecocks led 37-22 at intermission and never looked back, leading by 22 with 4:09 to play.… Read More »
NEW YORK, NY – Many noted on Selection Sunday that Wisconsin was the most under-seeded–and unfortunate–team in the bracket. But perhaps, if anything, the number “8” next to the Badgers’ name has only served as motivation and bulletin board material for Greg Gard’s squad, as arguably they played their two best… Read More »
NEW YORK, NY – Two defensive-minded teams will slug it out under the MSG lights at 7:29 PM Eastern, when seventh-seeded South Carolina looks to continue its story-book run against third-seeded Baylor. Closing out the Friday night card, an intriguing contrast of tempos will be on display when the giant-killer Wisconsin Badgers look… Read More »
FOXBORO, MA – For a record sixth consecutive season, the New England Patriots are headed to the AFC Championship Game after defeating the Houston Texans 34-16. Dion Lewis became the first player in NFL postseason history to rush for a touchdown, catch a touchdown pass and return a kickoff for… Read More »